PRLog - Jul. 30, 2012 - COSTA MESA, Calif. -- ORANGE COUNTY (July 30, 2012) – Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Mary-Christine “M.C.” Sungaila, partner in the firm’s Orange County office, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Coastline Community College Foundation.
Coastline Community College Foundation (CCCF) is a non-profit 501(3)(c) organization that provides support for students through scholarships, endowment and other financial programs to expand the capacity to meet the diverse needs of Coastline students and the community. CCCF plays a significant role in the life of Coastline College programs and services. Board members, such as M.C. Sungaila, are leaders in the community who further the vision of the Foundation.
“I am honored to join other Orange County community leaders in supporting the innovative programs at Coastline Community College,” said Ms. Sungaila. “ It is particularly exciting to join the Coastline Board at a time when the College is opening its doors at a brand new site in my hometown of Newport Beach.”
M.C. Sungaila practices appellate law and has successfully briefed and argued appeals raising business issues statewide as well as nationally and internationally. Fortune 500 companies and leading international human rights organizations also have relied on her to help define the scope of the duty to warn sophisticated users of product hazards, overturn multimillion dollar judgments, limit the reach of medical monitoring claims, clarify the standards for interstate enforcement of noncompete agreements and secure important rights for women worldwide. Sungaila is dedicated to serving her community. She received the Visionary of the Year award from CCCF in 2011 for her outstanding service to the community. Sungaila also sits on the Board of Directors for Red Hen Press and the Board of Overseers for the RAND Institute for Civil Justice.
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